Bad dates happen. However, most bad dates involve people not clicking or maybe outright not getting along. They aren't often so awkward they'll make strangers laugh for years to come.
Thankfully, people who have gone on terrible dates that fall into that latter category have decided to share. A new AskReddit thread asked the question, "What was the strangest date you've ever been on?" Oh wow, people have delivered some ridiculous stories that you can't make up.
Hopefully, these stories make your worst dates feel a little better by comparison. Here are a few of the best stories.
Ditch the Avocado for These Japanese Toasts
"Donkey Kong and Chill" should be a thing.
"Wanna see how much spicy food I can eat?" is not a phrase that has ever preceded someone being impressed.
Sometimes strange is good.
Read more horror stories about going on dates with people who are already engaged, possibly into poop stuff, and unexpected freak outs in the original Reddit thread.